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20 min ago | The Motley Fool

Energy Companies Are Finally Making Money on Fracking

Fracking is finally starting to pay off for America's top independent oil and gas companies .

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Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas

4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Why The Energy Markets May Be At A Turning Point

I am an analyst and anti-economic bubble activist who is currently warning about growing bubbles in Canada, Australia, Nordic countries, China, emerging markets, Web 2.0 startups, U.S. higher education, and more.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Herald

Obama college ratings drive wedge as state schools show support

State universities are backing President Barack Obama's proposed score card for U.S. colleges in the hope it will steer more federal aid to them and away from underperforming for-profit institutions.

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Related Topix: US Energy Systems, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Louisiana State University, Oakland, CA

Connecticut Post

Siblings reunited after 50 years

They can barely remember what started the family feud, but both Monte Rabin and Grace Zucker know they were caught in the middle.

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Related Topix: Westport Resources, Oil & Gas

West Australian

Cultural change urged on part-timers

WA companies offering flexible hours and part-time roles to keep women at work must back it up with cultural change or risk discrimination occurring "with a nod and a wink", say Perth business leaders.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Woodside Petroleum

Seeking Alpha

Chesapeake Energy: Realizing A Nightmare

When reviewing the financials of Chesapeake Energy and comparing them to some other independent oil and gas exploration giants, the company stacks up favorably in a lot of metrics.

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Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas, EOG Resources, Anadarko Petroleum

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Mass. faces new energy challenges

With a natural gas pipeline proposed for northern Massachusetts still in the planning stages and strong opposition in communities along its route, power experts are saying a shortage of gas supplies in the state and New England in general is driving up prices and forcing greater reliance on coal and oil power generation.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Holyoke, MA, ISO New England

Inside Bay Area

Walnut Creek: House on PG&E easement causing headaches

A natural gas pipeline runs through Charlotte Wilson's rental property in unincorporated Walnut Creek, only a few feet from the house on it.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Commission adopts fracking regulations for Nevada

A state panel has approved regulations guiding oil and gas exploration companies' use of hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Noble Energy, Oil & Gas

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Dabei werden sie auf wichtigen Messen fur Infor... )--McDermott International, Inc. announced today that the Company is scheduled to present at two upcoming investor conferences in S... )--Longtime fighter of predatory payday loans is one of seven new members to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Advisory Board.

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Related Topix: American Water Works Company, Water Utilities, Invacare, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, McDermott International, Oil & Gas

Business Journal

Hawaii's Energy Excelerator opens headquarters in Downtown Honolulu

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, center, talks about the importance of the Energy Excelerator program, as its co-director, Dawn Lippert, left, and Connie Lau, right, president and CEO of Hawaiian Electric Industries, which funded the build-out of the program's new Downtown Honolulu headquarters, look on.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Electric Industries

Patch.com

SDG&E Warns Customers About Scam Artists

San Diego Gas & Electric is continuing to alert customers to be aware of an ongoing wire fraud that has been targeting SDG&E residential and business customers.

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Related Topix: San Diego Gas and Electric

TheStreet.com

Don't Give Up on Energy XXI, Just Wait for That Turnaround

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Oil & Gas, Exxon Mobil

News 4 Jax

One killed and one injured in electrocution

THAT'S YOUR KEITH PIERSON TOYOTA TIMESAVER TRAFFIC, JEN? THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THIS MORNING WE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY, A MAN DIED, ANOTHER IS IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER A BACKYARD TREE-TRIMMING ACCIDENT.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL, St. Augustine, FL

Sys-Con Media

PG&E Provides Additional $25,000 To The American Red Cross Following Napa Quake

"American Red Cross and PG&E both recognize that natural and human-caused disaster can strike suddenly, at anytime and anywhere," said American Red Cross Regional Chief Executive .

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

Council aims for 100% green Austin Energy by 2030

Austin Energy could be a greenhouse-gas-free utility eventually, as the Austin City Council passed a measure requiring the utility to make larger investments in renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Austin Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Business Journal

Ohio coal-fired power plant closing ahead of schedule

None of the Beckjord Station coal units were included in Duke Energy's sale of its Midwest fleet last week to Dynergy Inc. Duke Energy will shut down the last two coal units at its Beckjord Station in New Richmond on Monday.

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Related Topix: Duke Energy

The Capital-Journal

Westar Energy retirees' benefits to change

Westar Energy is notifying many of its retired employees that they will have to find their own Medicare supplemental plans beginning Jan. 1, rather than receiving group coverage through the company.

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Related Topix: Westar Energy

SiliconValley.com

PUC launches probe into breach at PG&E substation in San Jose

State regulators Thursday opened an investigation into the second major security breach at PG&E's Metcalf electricity substation in South San Jose amid rising criticism about how the embattled utility safeguards the region's vital electrical system.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, South San Jose (San Jose, CA), San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Switched

New Technology Could End The Debate Over Pipeline Safety

Who could have ever imagined that North America would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids? A decade ago, that would have seemed laughable.

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Related Topix: Enbridge, Oil & Gas

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